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Level 5 Diploma in Sports & Clinical Therapy in Swindon & Wiltshire

Passionate about Health, Therapy and Teaching

Our Level 5 Diploma in Sports and Clinical Therapy runs over 7 individual modules, a course introduction day, revision day and practical assessment day.

Each module will introduce you to a different modality that can be used within treatment, assessment or rehabilitation.

This course is suitable for Therapists that have achieved a Level 4 Certificate or Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy, Clinical or Deep tissue Massage Therapy (or similar).

On successful completion of ALL elements of the course, and passing all assessments, you will be awarded with a Level 5 Diploma in Sports and Clinical Therapy, which is independently accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists and insured.

a woman receiving sports therapy for neck pain
Therapist helping sportsmen with joints and muscles

COURSE DATES 2021

Multiple dates available for each module:

 Module 1: Rehabilitation for Sport & Exercise

19th, 20th & 21st March 2021 – Live Online 

or 14th – 16th May 2021 (Swindon at the Village Hotel), 

or 8th – 10th October 2021 – Live Online

 

Module 2: Dry Needling 

or 15th & 16th March 2021 (Swindon), 

or 10th &11th May 2021 (Liverpool), 

or 13th & 14th May 2021 (Swindon), 

or 18th & 19th June 2021 (Swindon)

 

Module 3: Electrotherapy & Ultrasound

 7th & 8th May 2021 (Swindon), 

or 12th & 13th November 2021 (Swindon)

 

Module 4: Manual Therapy & Joint Mobilisations

11th & 12th June (Swindon), 

or 16th & 17th October 2021 (Swindon)

Module 5: Musculoskeletal Examination & Assessment 

29th January 2021 – Live Online delivery

or 13th February 2020 (Swindon),

or 1st October 2021 (Swindon)

Module 6: Myofascial Dry Cupping

 28th February 2021 – Live Online delivery, 

or 6th March 2021 – Live Online delivery, 

or 26th March 2021 (Swindon), 

or 15th May 2021 (Swindon), 

or 9th June 2021 (Liverpool)

 

Module 7: Sports Taping & Strapping

6th March 2021 – Live Online delivery, 

or 30th April 2021 (Swindon)

 

Course introduction day:

Friday 8th January 2020 – Live Online delivery

or Friday 23rd July 2021

 

Revision day & Practical Assessment dates: 

24th & 25th July 2021 (Swindon), or

10th & 11th December 2021 (Swindon)

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VENUE

Core Elements Training Centre, 8 Bath Road, Old Town, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 4BA

Side entrance off Prospect Place. Easy access from the M4 via junction 15 and 16.

Fifteen minute walk from the mainline train station, with direct links from London, Reading, Bath, Bristol and more.

The Rehabilitation module is delivered at:

The Village Hotel, Shaw Ridge Leisure Park, Swindon, SN5 7DW

course price

Including all 7 modules, course introduction day, revision and practical assessment day and all assessment fees = £2,140.00

10% course discount is available to Core Elements Level 4 course graduates, FHT and STA members = £1,926.00

Course payment plan is available after an initial £99 course deposit has been paid.

Top Up Available: Top up available if each module has been studied as the CPD course option. 

By completing the four course assessments and attending the Introduction day, revision and assessment day you can Top Up to the full Level 5 Diploma in Clinical Therapy.

Top up price = £450.00 or £360 when the 10% discount is applied. £99 course deposit required to book the Top Up option.

Course option:
FHT or STA Member or CE Grad

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electrostimulator electrodes on knee

About the course

COURSE outline

 

Our Level 5 Diploma in Sports and Clinical Therapy Diploma runs over 7 individual modules, which introduce you to a different modality, that can be used within treatment, assessment or rehabilitation.

The modules can be completed at your own pace and can be booked as independent CPD courses with a later top up to the Diploma course available. You can also book directly onto the full Level 5 Diploma course.

In addition to the 7 modules, students are required to complete 4 individual assessments, which include:
A practical assessment, case study assessment, essay and rehabilitation programme.

Due to the nature of the modalities, a large proportion of the course is practical based allowing you to gain as much practice and confidence as possible.

All modules are taught using a hands-on approach, therefore you will be providing and receiving therapy modalities throughout the teaching days, whilst receiving ongoing input from the course tutor.

You will work with different members of the group throughout the different modules to acquire experience of different body types and experience ways to adjust yourself as a therapist, to achieve successful treatment.

Dawn Morse BSc, PGCE, MSc
Dawn has a Masters Degree in Sports and Health Sciences, is a qualified teacher, Sports Massage Therapists and Sports Scientist and has over 10 years teaching and lecturing experience. Dawn is the founder and director of Core Elements Training. 

Katie Campbell BSc, PGC
Katie has a degree in Sports Therapy from the Univerity of Bath and a Post Graduate Certificate in Strength and Conditioning from the University of Gloucester. Katie assists and leads several modules with Core Elements.

Students are required to be 18 years or above to study the Level 5 Diploma in Sports and Clinical Therapy and should have an accepted Level 4 qualification in Sports Massage Therapy / Clinical Massage Therapy / Deep Tissue Massage Therapy or similar.

If students don’t have an accepted Level 4 qualification in Sports Massage or similar, enrolment onto our Level 4 Sports Massage Diploma is advised.

On successful graduation from the Level 4 course students can progress onto our Level 5 Diploma.

Students should have a adequate level of English to be able to complete the written course assessments. Students should be prepared to complete independent self study hours between course modules and to revise and practise for course assessments.

electrostimulator electrodes on shoulder and arm

modules

Module 1: Rehabilitation for Sport & Exercise

Delivered at: The Village Hotel, Shaw Ridge Leisure Park, West Swindon.

This module will expand on injury treatment and will develop the use of rehabilitation principles and modalities within the context of sports therapy.

On completion of the course you will be able to demonstrate effective use and application of rehabilitation modalities in the management of injuries in a safe and effective manner.

Overview of Course

  • Introduction to Rehabilitation,
  • Contraindications and Health and Safety,
  • Management of rehabilitation programmes,
  • Maintenance and development of cardiovascular fitness and programming to include macro and meso-cycles,
  • Maintenance and development of flexibility for daily living and sport,
  • Maintenance and development of muscular endurance and strength,
  • Maintenance and development of motor skills.
  • Focus will be drawn to early, mid and late stage rehabilitation.
For more information about this module please visit the short course page

Module 2: Dry Needling

This module will focus on the application and theory behind the use of Dry Needling.
On completion of the course students will be able to demonstrate effective use and application of Dry Needling in the management of injury treatment, in a safe and effective manner and will have a clear understanding of contraindications for treatment.

Overview of Course

  • History of Dry Needling
  • Theory and benefits of Dry Needling
  • Application of use within Sports Massage Therapy and other therapy contexts.
  • Contraindications
Treatment areas with links to injury will include:
  • Upper limb, including two stimulation points on the hand
  • Lower limb, including two stimulation points on the foot
  • Chest
  • Shoulders
  • Upper, mid and lower back region
  • Gluteal region
For more information about this module please visit the short course page.

Module 3: Electrotherapy & Ultrasound

This module will expand on injury treatment knowledge, planning and management; And will develop the use of Electrotherapy modalities including ltrasound therapy, TENS, NME’s, Infrared and Combination therapy. This module will be focused on the following areas as outlined below.
Overview of Course
  • Introduction to Electrotherapy within Sports Massage and Sports Therapy
  • Pain management through the use of TENS
  • Application of Ultrasound Modalities
  • Application of TENS
  • Application of NMES
  • Integration of Thermodalities within Electrotherapy
  • Electrotherapy applications to Injury
  • Contraindications and Health and Safety
For more information about this module please visit the short course page.

Module 4: Manual Therapy & Joint Mobilisation

This module will develop use of Manual Therapy modalities and joint mobilisation techniques. On completion of the course students will be able to demonstrate effective use and application of manual therapy modalities in the management of injuries in a safe and effective manner.

Overview of Course

  • Mobilisation techniques to the peripheral and vertebral joints of the body.
  • Symptoms and common clinical signs associated with common sports injuries to peripheral and vertebral structures.
  • Evaluating the physiological responses of injured tissue to heat, cold, stretching, exercise, mobilisation and immobilisation.
  • Mobilisation of peripheral joints using Maitland mobilisation techniques and manual therapy in a safe and effective manner.
  • Mobilisation of vertebral joints using Maitland mobilisation techniques and manual therapy in a safe and effective manner.

This course focuses on teaching safe practise of Mobilisation techniques up to grade 4, and not Manipulation or HVT techniques. For more information about this module please visit the short course page.

Module 5: Musculoskeletal Examination & Assessment for Sports Therapy

This module will develop knowledge and practical skills in the planning and administering of examination and assessment techniques for sports and clinic injury. This module is highly practical and focus will be drawn to the use of joint assessment and special tests.

Overview of Course

  • Develop a critical awareness of examination and assessment techniques. All joints will be assessed including:
  • the peripheral joints
  • the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine.
  • Assessment will include special testing.
  • Recognise the typical symptoms and common clinical signs associated with common sports injuries to peripheral and vertebral structures.
  • Handle and assessment joint movement to peripheral joints and spinal joint in a safe and effective manner.
  • Handle and evaluate joint reflexes in a safe and effective manner.

This module will recap some of the elements covered within our Level 4 Sports and Remedial Massage Diploma and will expand on these skills with additional testing and evaluation methods.

 

Module 6: Myofascial Dry Cupping

This module will focus on the application and theory behind the use of Dry Cupping Therapy from a Western perspective. The use of Dry Cupping Therapy within Sports and Remedial Massage treatment will be discussed along with its’ benefit in relation to manual massage techniques. On completion of the course students will be able to demonstrate effective use and application of Dry Cupping Therapy in the management of injury treatment and will have a clear understanding of contraindications for treatment.

Overview of Course

  • Introduction to Dry Cupping Therapy
  • Theory and physiology of Dry Cupping Therapy
  • Contraindications and Health and Safety considerations
  • Application of use within Sports Massage Therapy and other therapy contexts.
  • Integration of Dry Cupping within therapy treatment
  • Demonstration and Application of Dry Cupping Therapy,
  • Including static cupping, sliding, soft tissue release techniques and active movement within Dry Cupping.

For more information about this module please visit the short course page.

Module 7: Sports Taping & Strapping

This module will provide a mixture of practical application, theory work, group work and supervision of treatment.

 

Module overview:

  • Review of current theory relating to Taping and Strapping
  • Review different types of tape and methods for Taping
  • Contraindications and limitations
  • Influencing movement patterns and restriction
  • Taping for all major joints including:
    • Injuries to the lower limb, such as the plantar fascia, ankle strain and common knee injuries
    • Injuries to the upper limb, such as injuries to the elbow, wrist and thumb
  • Sports specific techniques
  • Integration within injury treatment and rehabilitation

Course introduction day

Saturday 25th July 2020 or Friday 8th January 2021 (Via Live Online Delivery using Zoom)

Our Course introduction day focuses on the structure of the course and the assessment methods.

During the day we will review all four assessment methods, so that you have a clear plan for completion.

We will also introduce you to academic essay writing and referencing, which will be used during the course assessments. 

Course assessments include: 

  • A fully referenced academic essay (2,500 words), on two modalities included within the Clinical Therapy Diploma.
  • A 3 week rehabilitation plan. 
  • A detailed case study assessment which is fully justified (based on 3 clients followed over 7 subsequent treatments).
  • A practical assessment.

Revision day & Practical Assessment day

2020 & 2021 dates include:-

 

4th & 5th December 2020,

or 24th & 25th July 2021, 

or 10th & 11th December 2021

 

The revision day will recap the format for the practical assessment and will enable you to prepare for the practical assessment in groups, under the guidance of a course tutor. 

 

Total practical assessment time is 60 minutes.  

Course graduates can join either the FHT or the STA professional bodies upon graduation and gain insurance to practise.

Book Now with a £99 course deposit and the outstanding balance can be paid via interest free instalments

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Want to find out more about the course?

Luke H - Gloucester

Level 3 & 4 Combined Sports Massage Diploma 

Had a great time on both the level 3 & 4 sports massage course with Dawn. Great facilities and I found the relaxed atmosphere excellent for my learning needs. A good mix of solid practical time and the necessary anatomy study that is required. My confidence and business has grown beyond belief since doing these courses and I will be forever grateful for the help and support provided.

Jamie S - Reading

Combined Level 3 & 4 Sports Massage Diploma

A great, intense course.
It’s amazing how much I learnt about the body and massage techniques in such a short period of time.

Chris B - Marlborough

Level 3 & 4 Combined Sports Massage Diploma

Dawn’s well run course has proved highly beneficial to my career, enhancing my knowledge of the anatomy and gaining highly beneficial new skills. Along with the qualifications gained this has better equipped me in my role within the health & fitness industry and allowed me to expand my services to both existing and new clients. Dawn is a very personable professional, which makes for an enjoyable way to learn.

Laura R - Swindon

Level 4 Sports & Remedial Massage 

The level 4 remedial and sports massage has been one of the most interesting and useful courses I have been on. The leap from level 3 to 4 was difficult yet Dawn made it engaging with a mixture of practical and theory work with a variety of tasks to keep us on our toes. The tasks where made to be creative getting us to think outside the box. Strongly recommended for any one who wants to advance their skills and knowledge in sports massage therapy.

Tom F - Bristol

Level 3 & 4 Combined Sports Massage Diploma

I thoroughly enjoyed the course, the way it combined all the relevant theory and practical work, without becoming tedious suited my learning style. I honestly don’t have any negatives. Dawn, Katie & Louise were extremely knowledgeable and approachable and everyone had fun as well as learning. Originally I wasn’t keen on completing so many case studies, but as you gain experience and see the changes and results in the clients, then you realise how important they are and it really helps to build your confidence.

Laura S - Gloucester

I’ve done Level 4 Sports Massage, Level 5 Manual Therapy & Joint Mobilisations, and Science of Stretching with Core Elements. Core Elements are amazing, friendly and really know their stuff. I’ve already booked on to do another course! I’ve highly recommended Core Elements to friends and family – Keep up the fantastic courses Dawn. If you are looking to further develop yourself, skills, tools, knowledge, Core Elements is the place to go.

Sarah W - Swindon

I have done several courses with Core Elements. Fantastic knowledge coupled with the practical experience Dawn and her trainers have, makes the training here second to none. I would highly recommend this learning experience . Well worth the investment.